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Sorry, Brits, but Giants-Dolphins was typical NFL

With Sunday's Giants-Dolphins game in London, the NFL supplied Europe with a representative sample of ugly football, Seth Wickersham writes.

Originally Published: October 28, 2007
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN.com

WEMBLEY, England -- Pints were raised all over London this weekend in celebration of the long-awaited American football match. It was a coming-out party with a Super Bowl feel. This was the NFL's chance -- our chance as Americans, really -- to show the U.K. up close what all the fuss is about, why professional football is America's game and why it could be so much more.

And it wasn't hard to find a pub mate around town to toast to that with.

But sadly, a game had to be played ...

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